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Houston TX 77030
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    DepartmentDuncan Cancer Center
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    1. Montealegre JR, Peckham-Gregory EC, Marquez-Do D, Dillon L, Guillaud M, Adler-Storthz K, Follen M, Scheurer ME. Racial/ethnic differences in HPV 16/18 genotypes and integration status among women with a history of cytological abnormalities. Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Feb; 148(2):357-362. PMID: 29276057.
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    2. Montealegre JR, Varier I, Bracamontes CG, Dillon LM, Guillaud M, Sikora AG, Follen M, Adler-Storthz K, Scheurer ME. Racial/ethnic variation in the prevalence of vaccine-related human papillomavirus genotypes. Ethn Health. 2017 Sep 04; 1-12. PMID: 28870103.
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    3. Kline KN, Montealegre JR, Rustveld LO, Glover TL, Chauca G, Reed BC, Jibaja-Weiss ML. Incorporating Cultural Sensitivity into Interactive Entertainment-Education for Diabetes Self-Management Designed for Hispanic Audiences. J Health Commun. 2016 Jun; 21(6):658-68. PMID: 27166651.
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    4. Ogunwale AN, Coleman MA, Sangi-Haghpeykar H, Valverde I, Montealegre J, Jibaja-Weiss M, Anderson ML. Assessment of factors impacting cervical cancer screening among low-income women living with HIV-AIDS. AIDS Care. 2016; 28(4):491-4. PMID: 26493859.
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    5. Ramondetta LM, Meyer LA, Schmeler KM, Daheri ME, Gallegos J, Scheurer M, Montealegre JR, Milbourne A, Anderson ML, Sun CC. Avoidable tragedies: Disparities in healthcare access among medically underserved women diagnosed with cervical cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Dec; 139(3):500-5. PMID: 26498912.
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    6. Ogunwale AN, Sangi-Haghpeykar H, Montealegre J, Cui Y, Jibaja-Weiss M, Anderson ML. Non-utilization of the Pap Test Among Women with Frequent Health System Contact. J Immigr Minor Health. 2015 Sep 30. PMID: 26424729.
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    7. Montealegre JR, Mullen PD, L Jibaja-Weiss M, Vargas Mendez MM, Scheurer ME. Feasibility of Cervical Cancer Screening Utilizing Self-sample Human Papillomavirus Testing Among Mexican Immigrant Women in Harris County, Texas: A Pilot Study. J Immigr Minor Health. 2015 Jun; 17(3):704-12. PMID: 25358741.
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    8. Montealegre JR, Landgren RM, Anderson ML, Hoxhaj S, Williams S, Robinson DJ, Scheurer ME, Ramondetta LM. Acceptability of self-sample human papillomavirus testing among medically underserved women visiting the emergency department. Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Aug; 138(2):317-22. PMID: 26026733.
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    9. Hill MJ, Granado M, Montealegre JR. Examining predictors of willingness to recieve the catch-up HPV vaccine among age-eligible African American women. EC Anaesthesia. 2015; (2):113-122.
    10. Montealegre JR, Gossey JT, Anderson ML, Chenier RS, Chauca G, Rustveld LO, Jibaja-Weiss ML. Implementing targeted cervical cancer screening videos at the point of care. Patient Educ Couns. 2014 Dec; 97(3):426-9. PMID: 25269411.
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    11. Zhou R, Montealegre JR, Amirian ES, Scheurer ME. Reply to limitations in the imputation strategy to handle missing nativity data in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program. Cancer. 2014 Oct 15; 120(20):3262-3. PMID: 24962422; PMCID: PMC4188750.
    12. Montealegre JR, Selwyn BJ. Healthcare coverage and use among undocumented Central American immigrant women in Houston, Texas. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Apr; 16(2):204-10. PMID: 23224739.
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    13. Risser JM, Montealegre JR. Comparison of surveillance sample demographics over two cycles of the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance Project, Houston, Texas. AIDS Behav. 2014 Apr; 18 Suppl 3:382-90. PMID: 23907399.
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    14. Whitehouse KC, Montealegre JR, Follen M, Scheurer ME, Aagaard K. Sociodemographic factors associated with pap test adherence and cervical dysplasia in surgically sterilized women. J Reprod Infertil. 2014 Apr; 15(2):94-104. PMID: 24918082; PMCID: PMC4032975.
    15. Montealegre JR, Zhou R, Amirian ES, Scheurer ME. Uncovering nativity disparities in cancer patterns: Multiple imputation strategy to handle missing nativity data in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results data file. Cancer. 2014 Apr 15; 120(8):1203-11. PMID: 24436157; PMCID: PMC3981927.
    16. Eberth JM, Kline KN, Moskowitz DA, Montealegre JR, Scheurer ME. The role of media and the Internet on vaccine adverse event reporting: a case study of human papillomavirus vaccination. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Mar; 54(3):289-95. PMID: 24257032; PMCID: PMC3943880.
    17. Montealegre JR, Johnston LG, Murrill C, Monterroso E. Respondent driven sampling for HIV biological and behavioral surveillance in Latin America and the Caribbean. AIDS Behav. 2013 Sep; 17(7):2313-40. PMID: 23568227.
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    18. Montealegre JR, Zhou R, Amirian ES, Follen M, Scheurer ME. Nativity disparities in late-stage diagnosis and cause-specific survival among Hispanic women with invasive cervical cancer: an analysis of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results data. Cancer Causes Control. 2013 Nov; 24(11):1985-94. PMID: 23934001; PMCID: PMC4115245.
    19. Montealegre JR, Follen M, Scheurer ME. Nativity differences in behaviors associated with high-risk HPV infection among Hispanic women in Houston, Texas, USA. J Immigr Minor Health. 2013 Aug; 15(4):836-41. PMID: 23300005; PMCID: PMC3675190.
    20. Montealegre JR, Risser JM, Selwyn BJ, McCurdy SA, Sabin K. Effectiveness of respondent driven sampling to recruit undocumented Central American immigrant women in Houston, Texas for an HIV behavioral survey. AIDS Behav. 2013 Feb; 17(2):719-27. PMID: 22961500.
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    21. Montealegre JR, Risser JM, Selwyn BJ, McCurdy SA, Sabin K. Prevalence of HIV risk behaviors among undocumented Central American immigrant women in Houston, Texas. AIDS Behav. 2012 Aug; 16(6):1641-8. PMID: 22249955.
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    22. Montealegre JR, Risser JM, Selwyn BJ, Sabin K, McCurdy SA. HIV testing behaviors among undocumented Central American immigrant women in Houston, Texas. J Immigr Minor Health. 2012 Feb; 14(1):116-23. PMID: 21964937.
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    23. Montealegre JR, Koers EM, Bryson RS, Murray KO. An innovative public health preparedness training program for graduate students. Public Health Rep. 2011 May-Jun; 126(3):441-6. PMID: 21553674; PMCID: PMC3072870.
    24. Koers EM, Montealegre JR, Bryson RS, Murray KO. Experiences of the Student Epidemic Intelligence Society in strengthening public health response and epidemiologic capacity. Public Health Rep. 2010 Nov-Dec; 125(6):922-8. PMID: 21121239; PMCID: PMC2966679.
    25. Lindblade KA, Richards M, Richards J, Gonzalez RJ, Cruz-Ortiz N, Zea-Flores G, Morales AL, Sauerbrey M, Castro J, Catú E, Arana B, Richards FO, Klein RE. Exposure of seasonal migrant workers to Onchocerca volvulus on coffee plantations in Guatemala. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Sep; 81(3):438-42. PMID: 19706910.
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    26. Gonzalez RJ, Cruz-Ortiz N, Rizzo N, Richards J, Zea-Flores G, Domínguez A, Sauerbrey M, Catú E, Oliva O, Richards FO, Lindblade KA. Successful interruption of transmission of Onchocerca volvulus in the Escuintla-Guatemala focus, Guatemala. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009; 3(3):e404. PMID: 19333366.
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    27. Montealegre JR, Emert J, Lackey S, Bryson R, Murray KO. A graduate student epidemiology response program's partnership with local health departments to meet H1N1 surge capacity needs. Texas Public Health Association Journal. 2009; 61(4):33-34.
    28. Richards JE, Risser JM, Padgett PM, Rehman HU, Wolverton ML, Arafat RR. Condom use among high-risk heterosexual women with concurrent sexual partnerships, Houston, Texas, USA. Int J STD AIDS. 2008 Nov; 19(11):768-71. PMID: 18931271.
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    29. Lindblade KA, Arana B, Zea-Flores G, Rizzo N, Porter CH, Dominguez A, Cruz-Ortiz N, Unnasch TR, Punkosdy GA, Richards J, Sauerbrey M, Castro J, Catú E, Oliva O, Richards FO. Elimination of Onchocercia volvulus transmission in the Santa Rosa focus of Guatemala. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Aug; 77(2):334-41. PMID: 17690408.
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